Forward of Bakri Eid on August 1, police commissioners of Ahmedabad and Surat in Gujarat have issued orders prohibiting animal sacrifice at public locations or in public view.
The notifications had been issued on Sunday by Ahmedabad Police Commissioner Ashish Bhatia and his Surat counterpart RB Brahmbhatt.
The notifications, issued to keep up legislation and order below part 144 of the CrPC, “prohibit animal sacrifice on Eid-al-Adha, to be celebrated on August 1, at public locations and at personal locations the place it could be seen to the general public.”
Such public sacrifice would “harm sentiments of individuals of different faiths and it could disrupt communal concord,” the notifications mentioned.
The ban is important within the wake of the coronavirus state of affairs, the orders mentioned.
The notifications additionally put a ban on adorning animals and taking out their procession forward of the ritual of sacrifice.
Folks have additionally been barred from throwing animal stays in public after the ritual.
Throughout the competition, folks should put on masks and keep social distancing to cease the unfold of coronavirus, the 2 notifications mentioned, including that these discovered violating the orders might be booked below Indian Penal Code (IPC) Part 188.